MOUNT VERNON — Natalie Sakuma paced Mount Vernon Christian with 14 points in a second-round win in the 1B Tri-District Girls Basketball Tournament. The win secures the Hurricanes at least fourth place in the tournament and a regionals berth. Next they host Shoreline Christian at 8:15 p.m. Thursday in the semifinal round.
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Lopez—Mattie Jordan 2, Brianne Swanson 6, Autumn Gruenwold 0, Samantha Swanson 0, Breion Carter 0, Eryn Dye 13, Emily Hobi 1, Sarah Reeve 2, Taylor 2. Mount Vernon Christian—Natalie Sakuma 14, Kimber-Lynn Anderson 0, Amanda Lervick 1, Molli Kaptein 0, Jacqueline Case 11, Melyssa Whitener 1, Grace Kuipers 10, Kennedy Lucas 0, Jenna Withers 0, Carla Van Rooyen 7, Lindsay Noste 3. 3-point goals—not reported. Records—Lopez 12-10 overall. Mount Vernon Christian 16-8.